Trenton basketball sweeps doubleheader at Carrollton

Date 2012/12/12 9:10:00 | Topic: Sports

The Trenton Lady Bulldogs moved to 7-0 on the basketball season, with the Trenton boys improving to 5-2, with a pair of road wins on Tuesday night at Carrollton High School. Trenton put things in "cruise control" early and breezed to a 64-12 victory over the Lady Trojans, while the Trenton boys strong first quarter led the way to the Bulldogs 59-43 victory.
For the Trenton boys, the damage done to Carrollton in the first quarter came to the tune of 21-11 on the scoreboard. Trenton extended the halftime advantage of 29-16. Carrollton outscored the Bulldogs by one point (15-16) in the third quarter, but could get no closer, with THS pulling away for the victory.

Austin Taul paced Trenton with 17 points, including 4 of 5 from three-point range; with Chris Kurtz contributing 14 points and Chase Tolson 11 in the win. Tolson was 3 of 4 from three-point range for a Bulldog team that sizzled the nets to a 70% mark from "beyond the arc" in the road win.

The Trenton varsity teams will host Gallatin on Friday night, with coverage of the doubleheader on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com. The girls game is at 6:00, with the boys at 7:30, and pregame at 5:50.

The Trenton JV boys opened the night at Carrollton with a 44-28 victory, as Chris Flowers had 10 points and Gannon Albrecht nine for the victorious Bulldog JV. Jacob Hamilton had seven rebounds, with Cade Mullenix and Isaiah Swann grabbing five STEALS each.

The Trenton FRESHMEN boys hosted Cameron last night, and took a 52-31 victory. Cree Mullenix scored 18 points and Colton Neff 17 for the Trenton ninth graders, who in particular dominated the first and fourth quarters, outscoring the visiting Dragons over those two frames by a combined 34-7. The Trenton freshmen boys next play at Gallatin on Tuesday, January 8th.

The Trenton Middle School boys "A" team improved their record to 9-3 with a 32-13 win over Carrollton on Tuesday night at TMS. Connor Cotton nearly had a double-double, with 14 points and nine rebounds, with Coach Ched Hurley, in particular, praising the Bulldogs defensive efforts in getting the win, holding the Trojans to single digit point totals in each half.

The Trenton Middle School girls beat Carrollton by a score of 39-19 on Tuesday night at the TMS gymnasium. Whitley Richman led Trenton with 17 points in the win.



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